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Fear The Riff Expo @ Brooklyn Expo Center

The Fear The Riff Expo 2017 is the first for this new NYC effects pedal and gear expo. If you are slinging the six or four string you know you want to be there to peruse the offerings and spend some money.

“Fear The Riff” Expo Announces Expanded Vendors For Debut Event Coming 10/7/2017

A little over a month ago, I broadcast that the “Fear The Riff” Expo was heading our way in early October and as you read this posting, that very convention is only days away. The full press rundown was outlined in a post that you can examine on THIS LINK and then you can come back here for the update.

I didn’t want to repeat the same press release twice but instead felt that I should focus on the sweet six string and devices vendors since the list has expanded quite a bit since that first post. Take a look at this list and tell me that the wallet isn’t screaming at you to try some of this stuff out (if you are a guitar player of course).

The Vendors: Adventure Audio, Amplified Parts, Analog Alien Guitar Pedals, Avedissian Pick Ups, Black Arts, Boss/Roland, Brian Mercer, Champion Leccy, Charvel Guitars, Damnation Audio, Daredevil, Death By Audio, Dunlop, Dunwich Amps, Earthquaker Devices, Electro Harmonix, Electronic Audio Experiments, Ernie Ball, EVH, Friedman Pedals, Fuzzrocious, Gibson, Gizmotron, Gretsch Guitars, Ground Control, Heartbreaking Dawns, High River Sauces, Jackson Guitars, KMC Music, LIC Foot Pedals, Lone Wolf, Main.Ace.Fx, Millimetric Instruments, Morley/Ebtech, Night Owl Industries, Old Blood, Noice, Option Knob, Pedal Genie, Phil Jones Bass, PRS Smith Guitars, Quilter Labs LLC, Red Panda, Rigs of Doom, Sam Ash, Schecter Guitars, Seymour Duncan, Small Sound/Big Sound, Supro & Pigtronix, Tomkat Pedals, Tone Mob and others.
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The “Fear The Riff” Expo Is Coming To Brooklyn In October

It’s not often that I actually post a press release on both of my websites, but with this brand new “Fear The Riff” Expo that is heading to the beautiful Brooklyn Expo Center in October, it was something that I really needed to do. Check out the full press release below along with the show poster and I’ll close up with some thoughts about the matter.

The Press Release:
Brooklyn, NY – The first annual FEAR THE RIFF Expo will be coming to Brooklyn on October 7, 2017. Gearheads, effects aficionados and fans who want to meet their heroes alike will enjoy the event, happening at the Brooklyn Expo Center from 10am through 8pm.

The Guitar industry is in the midst of a true renaissance. A surge of innovative boutique and small batch crafters have carved out an exceptional market for true tone seekers and gear heads. FEAR THE RIFF is proud to have assembled the best in boutique guitar effects, amps and accessories in the country’s greatest city, New York. For one day, 50-plus vendors will converge upon Brooklyn’s expo center to demo their latest creations to industry, press and of course music fans from all over. FEAR THE RIFF Expo is the perfect environment for makers to network, get exposure for their latest creations and sell inventory on-site directly to the public.

In addition to the one-on-one experience attendees will have discussing products with the makers, they will also have access to our SAM ASH Sponsored demo stage. Throughout the day highlighted companies will have a chance to demonstrate products to the crowd. Renowned sponsored artists may show up to promote their favorite essentials and meet their fans.
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Thrash It Up! The Metal Alliance Tour Announces 2017 Line Up

Though the Summertime Blues haven’t quite hit us, the time has come to start sharing the announcements of the tours that will bring us into the Fall and what better one to start with than the mighty “Metal Alliance Tour”. Check out this years poster, dates and official press release. I’ll close it all up with some thoughts afterwards. Let’s go.

Fear The Riff Expo the nation’s premier gathering of boutique effects pedals and guitar gear in NYC proudly presents the 2017 Metal Alliance Tour. The tour is celebrating its 7th year as one of the most anticipated metal tours in the Metal Community. Each year this touring festival assembles a package that celebrates the various genres of Metal. We are very proud to announce New Jersey thrash metal legends OVERKILL, the undisputed titans of thrash metal as this year’s headliner.

Sharing the stage each night and crushing skulls on the Metal Alliance Tour will be New Orleans native doom/sludge band CROWBAR, Colorado thrash metal stalwarts HAVOK, technical thrash metal band BLACK FAST and INVIDIA featuring former members of SKINLAB.

The Metal Alliance Tour offers the fans upgrade VIP tickets that include meet & greet with bands, bottle of High River Sauces, Poster and a VIP Laminate. Tickets are available exclusively through ticket platform Soundrink. Advance Ticket Link: https://soundrink.com/#/tour/metal-alliance The Metal Alliance Tour will make the trek across the United States starting on September 9th. We hope to see you in the pit.
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